Books and Apps


Search Practical Lean for Healthcare on your ipad.
This app is designed for anyone working in healthcare who wants to improve the work environment and the patient experience. Associates, Managers and Executives with either some or no experience with Lean will benefit. This is a great introduction to Lean thinking that is packed with practical ways to introduce Lean in your hospital, clinic or practice.
The following books co-authored by our leadership team can be purchased at The Lean Store (get Kindle editions at or ibooks from Apple)


Practical Lean Six Sigma for Healthcare – Using the A3 and Lean Thinking to Improve Operational Performance in Hospitals, Clinics, and Physician Group Practices


Kaizen Demystified – A Practical and Systematic Method of Evaluating Circumstances to Use the Most Efficient and Effective Type of Kaizen to Improve Processes


The New Lean Healthcare Pocket Guide – Tools for the Elimination of Waste in Hospitals, Clinics, and Other Healthcare Facilities


Value Stream Management for Lean Healthcare – Four Steps to Planning, Mapping, Implementing, and Controlling Improvements in All Types of Healthcare Environments


In the News

Winter 2011 TRIAD, Journal of the Michigan Osteopathic Association; Practice Manager’s Column

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Huntington Woods-Berkley Patch, April 1, 2013

Todd Sperl was presented with the HWMC Chairman’s Award by President Rick Kagen who said it was recognition for Todd’s many years of outstanding and unselfish contributions to the Huntington Wood’s Men’s Club. The 125 member Huntington Woods Men’s Club, founded in 1975, has generated over $1,250,000 to improve and beautify the community.

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